Distrust fuels protests in the Middle East and North Africa

by Rabah Arezki and Ferid Belhaj  DECEMBER 24, 2019
Street protests are enveloping many countries in the Middle East and North Africa – and the fundamental cause is a growing sense of individual uncertainty and distrust of governments. This column argues that governments in the region must restore confidence in their abilities to lead change. More open markets can help to unleash the full potential of individuals in MENA countries – but to do so requires open governments ....more
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